announced the availability of its XML Integration Toolkit, its dedicated XML integration server, and new enhancements to the site. Include capabilities are: New commodity templates placed in registration that allows the supplier to register and give more information specific to their business; An ability to see the bidding type (unit price or total price) and bidding method (line or RFQ and line) easily on the RFQ; A new XML Integration Server facility that links purchasing department applications directly with; And an XML RFQ/Quote Toolkit that supports bi-directional integration with through the XML Integration Server. Based on Open Application Group standards efforts, the toolkit enables entirely seamless integration. Operations include RFQ and Quote transfer along with binary documents such as CAD drawings, automatic registration and instant login to the site.’s integration goal is to develop partnerships with ERP, collaborative product commerce and supply chain companies so that the majority of buyers and suppliers gain fully- integrated supply chain operations. Buyers and suppliers will be able to directly submit RFQs and receive quote results seamlessly and significantly speed up their procurement process. Over the coming weeks and months will be forming new partnerships and integrating buyers and suppliers with the XML Integration Server.